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Transfer Students

Transfer to UMass Amherst

Every year, we welcome more than 1,500 transfer students to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Transfer students are a highly valued group of students in our community, with each student bringing various experiences and perspectives to campus.

As a transfer student, your journey towards your degree has already begun and we look forward to helping you take the next step on your path to achieving your goals at UMass Amherst! We understand the process of transferring may seem like a mountainous task and we are here to make it as easy as possible.

Find Your Path

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transfer navigator

How many credits will you need to graduate from UMass Amherst? See which credits you can transfer, and how they will apply to to your degree. 

 

How to Apply

Students who are completing an approved associate degree at a Massachusetts community college may be eligible to apply through the MassTransfer program. Other transfer students should apply through the Common Application.

November5

Spring Application Deadline (Priority)

March1

FAFSA Priority Deadline

March1

Fall Application Deadline (Selective Majors)

April15

Fall Application Deadline (Final)

Choosing a Major

You are required to select both a first- and second-choice major when you apply. We have nearly 100 to choose from, as well as a program to build your own major!

Schedule a Visit

We can't wait to meet you! Our student tour guides, admissions counselors, and academic partners are eager to answer your questions and guide you through the admissions process. 

In-person gatherings are currently cancelled, but we're offering several online events where you can interact, ask questions, and learn all about the UMass Amherst experience.

Meet Your Transfer Counselor

Our Transfer Admissions team provides individualized advising on the admissions process and can make course recommendations for your schedule at your current institution as you prepare to transfer.

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Admissions counselor Morgan Donovan-Hall stands in the Marriott Center balcony at the University of Massachusetts

Morgan Donovan-Hall

Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Morgan if you are a current student at one of the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Bunker Hill
  • MassBay 
  • Middlesex
  • North Shore
  • Northern Essex
  • Roxbury
Admissions counselor Amanda Haskins sits in a light filled, modern space in the Studio Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts

Amanda Haskins

Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Amanda if you are NOT from a Massachusetts community college and your last name begins with L-Z

Admissions counselor Rosalee Scannell sits on a boulder near a brick building on the University of Massachusetts campus

Rosalee Scannell

Associate Director of MassTransfer Admissions

Contact Rosalee if you are a current student at the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Berkshire
  • Greenfield
  • Holyoke
  • Springfield Tech
Admissions counselor Kevin Vandevelde stands in the modern interior of the Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts

Kevin Van Develde

Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions

Contact Kevin if you are a current student at the following Massachusetts community colleges:

  • Bristol
  • Cape Cod
  • Massasoit
  • Mount Wachusett
  • Quinsigamond

OR if you are NOT from a Massachusetts community college and your last name begins with A-K

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transfer spotlight

Transfer Spotlight shines a light on people, places, and programs throughout the UMass campus that offer resources and support to help transfer students succeed.